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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pinpointnoun

    a very brief moment

    "they were strangers sharing a pinpoint of time together"


  2. speck, pinpointnoun

    a very small spot

    "the plane was just a speck in the sky"

    speck, atom, jot, molecule, particle, touch, mote, tinge, soupcon, corpuscle, mite, pinch, hint

  3. pinpointverb

    the sharp point of a pin


  4. pinpoint, nailverb

    locate exactly

    "can you pinpoint the position of the enemy?"; "The chemists could not nail the identity of the chromosome"

    sweep through, apprehend, collar, peg, breeze through, sail through, ace, pass with flying colors, nail, nail down, complete, pick up, nab, boom, arrest, cop, blast, smash

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  1. List of paraphrases for "pinpoint":

    identify, locate

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  1. Josh Gordon:

    I dont think any of us had any doubts about ABs skill set, its good everybody sees it. He continues to be what we expect him to be, and thats a great wide receiver and good football player. For us thats a tremendous asset and takes a huge stress off the offensive linemen and the running backs. Theres no way you can pinpoint one facet of our offense to try to shut us down. Hes a huge help. Were glad to have him.

  2. Linda Kinkade with his intelligence:

    Linda was in and out of a couple of different hospitals, only Paul and the nurses and doctors were allowed in the room. To me, that was the first real red flag. But they just couldn’t pinpoint who could have done this.

  3. Christopher Onken:

    I could hardly believe my eyes when I came upon a little object that appeared to be moving across images taken by SkyMapper, these last images before the asteroid entered Earth's atmosphere were SkyMapper's biggest contribution. They helped to pinpoint both the search area for the meteorite fragments on Earth and the meteor's origin in space.

  4. David Freese:

    I think it's nice when you hear the crowd because it kind of reminds you to take a breath and relax, i'm not saying that's why I got a hit. But when you hear the crowd, it kind of hits you to understand the moment and pinpoint on your objective, which is to put a good( at bat) together.

  5. Javier Corral:

    Guzman's escape isn't the work of pinpoint, geo-localized engineering, it's the fruit of the enormous corruption staining (Pena Nieto's) government.

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